Bobby Maze Chief Executive Officer of B. MAZE Elite AAU Basketball. A former college and professional basketball player, and philanthropist.Bobby played basketball at a high-level at Hutchison Community College, were he was named a (JUCO All-American). He went on to earn his Associate Degree from Hutchison, before continuing his collegiate basketball career at The University of Oklahoma. Bobby wrapped his collegiate career up at the University of Tennessee, where he led the Vols to the Elite 8. Bobby continued his career in basketball, playing overseas professionally, after earning his B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Tennessee.
B.MAZE ELITE is a 501(c)3 non profit organization based in Knoxville, Tennessee. B. MAZE provides support services to young athletes in basketball to achieve opportunities in taking their careers to the next level. The organization was founded by its CEO Bobby Maze in 2015. Bobby Maze along with co-founder Saleem Nassor established B.MAZE Elite in a concerted effort to give back to the community by offering talented young men an opportunity to compete on a higher level and be recruited by college coaches. The program has earned of 5.7 million in Division I college basketball scholarships. In 2018, B.MAZE Elite received Under Armour's New-Comer of the Year Award.
B.MAZE Elite consists of teams ranging in age from 8U to 17U. The 14U to 17U teams have earned the opportunity to compete on high profile basketball circuits throughout the nation and gain valuable exposure to college coaches and their recruitment staff. B.MAZE Elite remains one of the top Nationally Ranked programs in the country. We are well established yet underfunded. As more and more raw talent continues to emerge, B.MAZE Elite is excited about the opportunity to be involved in creating successful futures for youth basketball athletes.
As participants in the B.MAZE Elite program, our youth experience more than basketball. We bring in specialized trainers, former athletes, dedicated and committed coaches, and consultants who work diligently to ensure our youth are more than prepared for life on and off the court. Our culture of development and work ethic helps create the everyday habits for our student athletes to be successful throughout their lives. We have youth from all walks of life to come into our program. Our program aids in getting some of them off of the streets, giving them exposure to a whole new world.